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Happy pensioners and miserable geriatrics: the happiness wave ...

Happy pensioners and miserable geriatrics: the happiness wave ... | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
The main findings of the study can be summarised by the graph below, where you can see the way happiness changes over the lifetime in Australia, the UK and Germany for a representative individual starting at a 7 on a 0-10 ...
 
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The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin | The Blue Bookcase

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin | The Blue Bookcase | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
I really enjoyed how Rubin interlaced statistics and facts with her own personal experiences with happiness. I found myself telling others how happier people do better in school and that people who donate to charities actually ...
 
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GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS « The Burning Platform

GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS « The Burning Platform | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
'Happiness studies': His speech Monday was the latest foray into a relatively new specialty in economics known as “happiness studies.” Bernanke attracted widespread notice when he spoke about the economics of ...
 
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Never Happier Than When Writing - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Never Happier Than When Writing - PsychCentral.com (blog) | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
PsychCentral.com (blog)Never Happier Than When WritingPsychCentral.com (blog)“There's a link between creativity and positive emotions and, ultimately, happiness.
 
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32-Year Study Shows how Geeky Kids Become Happy Adults - Wired News (blog)

32-Year Study Shows how Geeky Kids Become Happy Adults - Wired News (blog) | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
32-Year Study Shows how Geeky Kids Become Happy AdultsWired News (blog)A study published this week in the Journal of Happiness Studies shows how children and adolescents get this wellbeing as adults.
 
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Gratitude: Key to a Happy Life

Gratitude: Key to a Happy Life | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
For those of you that are new to this site, you may not know that I spend my graduate studies diving deep into the study of happiness, sadness and all things mental health. Better stated, Counseling Psychology.
 
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Positive Childhood Relationships Lead To Happy Adult Lives - Medical News Today

Positive Childhood Relationships Lead To Happy Adult Lives - Medical News Today | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Stuff.co.nzPositive Childhood Relationships Lead To Happy Adult LivesMedical News TodayAccording to an Australian study published online in the Journal of Happiness Studies, the key to adults' well-being is positive social relationships during...
 
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Research - Early relationships, not brainpower, key to adult happiness

Research - Early relationships, not brainpower, key to adult happiness | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Olsson C et al (2012). A 32-year longitudinal study of child and adolescent pathways to well-being in adulthood. Journal of Happiness Studies; DOI 10.1007/s10902-012-9369-8. Posted by William Harryman at 8:38 PM ...
 
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Eternity News Update: Happiness Comes From Respect, Not Riches

Eternity News Update: Happiness Comes From Respect, Not Riches | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Magazine - Money really can't buy happiness, research shows. Instead, a new study suggests, those pursuing a happier life would be smart to sharpen their social skills. In a series of four experiments, researchers found that it ...
 
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Is happiness the secret of success? - The Standard Digital News

Is happiness the secret of success?The Standard Digital NewsWhy do we have these societal misconceptions about happiness? Because we assumed you were average. When we study people, scientists are often interested in what the average is.
 
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Times Writers Group: Happiness takes some work - St. Cloud Times

Times Writers Group: Happiness takes some work - St. Cloud Times | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Times Writers Group: Happiness takes some workSt. Cloud TimesRubin first studied the issue of happiness with books on philosophy, religion, science, psychology and popular culture. She sought answers in novels and biographies.
 
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T's Daily Treasures: Soul Happiness

T's Daily Treasures: Soul Happiness | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
There's a saying "busy hands, happy heart" which I totally agree with. I enjoy crocheting and crafting each and every day, but what about soul happiness? For that, I need quiet time -- which I am getting a lot of -- and I need to ...
 
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Color Run Supplies A Dose of Happiness - The Sacramento Press

Color Run Supplies A Dose of Happiness - The Sacramento Press | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Color Run Supplies A Dose of HappinessThe Sacramento PressYou can't run with scissors in the happiest 5 kilometer race on earth, but you can run with chalk in neon colors.
 
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Honest People Stay Healthier And Happier | OMG! Ghana

Honest People Stay Healthier And Happier | OMG! Ghana | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Honest People Stay Healthier And Happier. ... For this 'honesty experiment', research from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, studied 110 individuals aged 18 to 71 over a 10-week period. Each week, the participants ...
 
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Research Shows That Residents With Art Fountains In Their Homes ...

Recent studies among US homeowners show that people living in homes with art fountains or other forms of running water art are significantly happier than their counterparts. ...
 
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A recipe for unleashing happiness - Portland Daily Sun

A recipe for unleashing happiness - Portland Daily Sun | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
A recipe for unleashing happinessPortland Daily SunBad Dog is seriously out of sorts.
 
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6 Surprising Ways to Be Happier - Huffington Post

6 Surprising Ways to Be Happier - Huffington Post | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
6 Surprising Ways to Be HappierHuffington PostAs a follow up to my previous post in May entitled "10 Ways to Improve Depression and Anxiety Without Meds," I thought I would offer up a few more suggestions on how to live a happier and more contented...
 
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Brown Named Top 10 Happiest and Most Stressful in US—Newsweek - GoLocalProv

Brown Named Top 10 Happiest and Most Stressful in US—Newsweek - GoLocalProv | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
GoLocalProvBrown Named Top 10 Happiest and Most Stressful in US—NewsweekGoLocalProvNewsweek partnered with College Prowler to rank colleges on a number of hot topics--beauty, rigor, and affordability, to name just a few.
 
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The Happiness Advantage With Shawn Achor

In this special, positive psychology expert Shawn Achor demonstrates how to use the latest scientific research on happiness to find success in every aspect of our lives.
 
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If money doesn't buy happiness - USA TODAY

If money doesn't buy happiness - USA TODAY | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Mid-Hudson NewsIf money doesn't buy happinessUSA TODAYMost countries measure how well they're doing in stark numbers: money earned, electronics sold and homes built.
 
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Happiness: Its other side - Deccan Chronicle

Happiness: Its other side - Deccan Chronicle | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Happiness: Its other sideDeccan ChronicleReal happiness, success and prosperity come to those who deserve it. A politician who lost an election was asked the reason for his failure. He replied that he was a victim.
 
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Inductivist: Age and happiness

Inductivist: Age and happiness | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
The idea that youth brings happiness is a common belief. After all people usually enjoy the greatest health, attractiveness and freedom while they are young. The graphs below that older men and women are not less happy.
 
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Economic Mobility « Peace and Freedom :: Inequality vs Opportunity

(His paper reverberated in academic circles and helped drive the development of economic research on happiness.) So, if slow middle-class income growth is of little consequence to our subjective well-being, why should we ...
 
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Medals for happiness - Buenos Aires Herald

Medals for happiness - Buenos Aires Herald | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
Medals for happinessBuenos Aires HeraldIt is too soon for these effects on the inner-me to be calibrated. But here is where the quest for scientifically robust measurements of happiness suffers the first of what is far from its only obstacle.
 
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Happiness busters: 10 ways you're ruining your mood - CBS News

Happiness busters: 10 ways you're ruining your mood - CBS News | The Study of HAPPINESS | Scoop.it
CBS NewsHappiness busters: 10 ways you're ruining your moodCBS NewsNew research from Carnegie Mellon University reveals that Americans' stress levels have been on a steady rise for 25 years, and with about one in 10 taking antidepressants,...
 
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